Conservation

Deepwater Horizon Oil Caused Gulf Dolphin Deaths – Study

A new study has conclusively determined that oil from the Deepwater Horizon disaster contributed to the unusually high number of dolphin deaths in Louisiana, Mississippi and Alabama between June 2010 and December 2012. Deaths in these states remain elevated, five years …

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Friends of Wildlife

Weekly News Roundup: It’s Endangered Species Day!

Happy Endangered Species Day! Today is dedicated to spreading awareness on the need and importance of protecting our endangered species. For those of you on Twitter, join us in tweeting for wildlife! Yesterday, the National Wildlife Federation honored key environmental …

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Global Warming

Endangered Species Day: Climate Change Threatens Wildlife

Climate change and business as usual could threaten 1 in 6 plant and animal species with extinction. Last month a study published in Science by Mark Urban found an accelerating extinction risk due to climate change. Dr. Urban’s study found that as the …

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Gardening

Students at NWF Eco-School Help Monarchs

It doesn’t get more heartwarming than this.  Students at PS 179 in Brooklyn are learning about the life cycle of monarch butterflies and helping this declining species at the same time.  The school is a participant in National Wildlife Federation’s …

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Get Involved

National Wildlife Week: Charlotte Attracts Extraordinary Wildlife Through Community Habitats

In 2013, the Charlotte Reconnecting Ourselves with Nature (CROWN) chapter of North Carolina Wildlife Federation launched the Charlotte Naturally initiative to get the city certified as a Community Wildlife Habitat.  Their efforts have paid off — the city has now …

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Kids and Nature

Students at NWF Eco-School Help Monarchs

It doesn’t get more heartwarming than this.  Students at PS 179 in Brooklyn are learning about the life cycle of monarch butterflies and helping this declining species at the same time.  The school is a participant in National Wildlife Federation’s …

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Outdoor Activities

Fun Parks to Visit in the Top 10 Cities for Wildlife

Parks are great places to get outdoors and see wildlife, especially in cities. Whether a park is 100 acres or 4000 acres, wildlife is sure to be found in the trees, on the ground, in the water – all over! …

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Wildlife

Yield to Wildlife on Your Summer Beach Trip

Spring and summer beach season is upon us! As you plan your vacation, keep these tips in mind to share the beach with nesting birds, sea turtles, seals, sea stars and an abundance of other wildlife. Give Wildlife Space As with other …

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